Pasta and Rice
Risotto with Butternut Squash and Pancetta
Risotto is one of those simple, inexpensive dishes that, with the application of a little patience and technique, can transform itself into a rich, deeply flavorful creation that belies its humble beginnings. As long as you stay true to a few basics, you can take risotto in any number of directions.
Key West Shrimp with Roasted Red Pepper Pasta
When you eat Key West pink shrimp as often as I do, you need to mix things up a bit. I am always on the lookout for creative ways to prepare shrimp without obscuring their sweet, natural flavor. Not long ago, I was staring blankly at the jumbled shelves of cookbooks in my kitchen when my focus landed on a faded, dilapidated volume called “Adventures in the Kitchen” by one Wolfgang Puck.